What's New in SQL Server 2016

SQL Server 2016 is the biggest leap forward in Microsoft data platform history. Gain real time insights across your transactional and analytical data with a scalable database platform that has everything built in, from unparalleled in-memory performance, new security innovations and high availability, to advanced analytics that make mission-critical applications intelligent.

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SQL Server 2016

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What's new in SQL Server?

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